reinstall downloads

Robert Collins
Fri Nov 2 01:37:00 GMT 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
> >
> >Yes, I was referring to that.  Ok, I'll leave as is.  (I was testing
> >bz2 support, and watching my download count go up verrry quickly.)
> The problem is that reinstall could mean reinstall from disk or it
> mean "freshen" from the cache.  It would probably be nice to be able
to do
> both...  Or, no, it probably wouldn't.  This would probably just
> people.
> You could just add to the logic by checking to see if the version to
> reinstall exists in the cache and only download when it doesn't.  That
> shouldn't be too hard.
> If you think that makes more sense, that's fine with me.

Cool. Anyone else have input on this? I like the ability to redownload
the file, and the 'download only' option IMO is correct to do that, not
the 'install from net' option. So I'll make this change pending further


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